These self-guided workshops are intended to demonstrate various tools and features included in the CSD-Core software suite.

 

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    • Mercury

      Structure Visualisations

      A self-guided workshop demonstrating the use of Mercury to create quality graphics of your structures.

      Prerequisites. None.

      Workshop code: MER-001

    • IsoStar

      IsoStar

      A self-guided workshop demonstrating the use of IsoStar.

      Prerequisites. None.

      Workshop code: ISO-001

    • Conquest

      Introduction to ConQuest

      A self-guided workshop on how to conduct basic searches in ConQuest.

      Prerequisites. None.

      Workshop code: CQ-001

    • Conquest

      Introduction to WebCSD (Russian)

      A self-guided workshop on how to conduct searches in WebCSD (in Russian).

      Prerequisites. None.

    • Introduction to Hermes

      An overview of the Hermes user interface.

      Prerequisites. None

      Workshop code: HERM-001

Prerequisites. The following exercises assume that you have basic knowledge of the program Mercury. Other requirements are specified next to each workshop.

    • Mercury

      Measuring and Calculating Objects in Mercury

      A self-guided workshop on how to measure distances, angles, and torsions and how to calculate centroids and planes in Mercury.

      Workshop code: MER-005

    • Conquest

      Using 3D information in searches in ConQuest

      A self-guided workshop on using 3D information in searches in ConQuest.

      Prerequisites. Basics of searching in ConQuest (see CQ-001).

      Workshop code: CQ-002

    • Conquest

      Intermolecular interaction searching in ConQuest

      A self-guided workshop on how to define inter and intra-molecular interactions in ConQuest.

      Prerequisites. Basics of searching in ConQuest (see CQ-001).

      Workshop code: CQ-003

    • Conquest

      Using Subsets in ConQuest

      A self-guided workshop on how to search Subsets in ConQuest.

      Prerequisites. Basics of searching in ConQuest (see CQ-001).

      Workshop code: CQ-004

    • Introduction to Mogul

      Case-studies using the Mogul geometry analysis tool.

      Workshop code: MOG-001

    • Introduction to the CSD Python API

      Walk-through guide for using the CSD Python API to access CSD functionality programmatically, via command line scripting.

      Prerequisites.  Basic understanding of Python.

      Workshop code: PYAPI-001

    • Advanced Search and Analysis using the CSD Python API

      Walk-through guide for using the CSD Python API to access advanced CSD functionality programmatically, via command line scripting.

      Prerequisites.  Basic understanding of Python.

      Workshop code: PYAPI-002